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As many residents have observed, there have been significant changes designed to improve our special education programs at the junior high and high school levels. These changes were made due to school consolidation but more more
The car tax is a stone in everyone's shoe. No matter how much one makes, no matter what model car one drives, no matter where one lives - taxpayers despise the car tax. Every year municipalities reach deep into taxpayer's more
By JAMES M. HOBSON Putting aside the political aspects, Gov. Raimondo's proposal of free tuition would be a slap in the face to all Rhode Islanders who have recently graduated college. Having just graduated from RIC myself (on time with a dual major and more
By LONNIE BARHAM I'll admit it. I'm a football junkie. Whether it's watching NFL games, following NCAA college football or just rooting for high school gridiron heroes, I'm captivated. In all cases I want to see competitive football, not one-sided, more
By TOM HASTINGS Donald J. Trump has been inaugurated as the 45th President of the United States. If you are a xenophobic isolationist nationalist, this is such great news. If you want climate chaos to worsen - more rising seas, more massive forest fires, more
By TESSA ROY “This is going to sound like a strange request, but I’m not sure what to do at this point,” I said over the phone to a Providence Police officer last Tuesday night. As we … more
By ROBERT HOUGHTALING Throw in a little religion Your God is not like ours Add in a lot of oil So smoke can blot out shining stars Then reward all the greedy And forget some precepts and ideals To create the present atmosphere That for many seems unreal more
By one estimate, Americans spend $4.4 billion on over the counter and prescribed cold remedies including $1.1 billion for antibiotics. In truth, there is no cold remedy and, on top of that, colds are a viral disease that antibiotics more
Labor Day has come and gone and many Americans think of it as a well-deserved holiday for workers - and it is. It is also a holiday about workers. This annual observation that dates back to September 5, 1882, is a direct result of more
School is back in session. Hopefully you and your child(ren) are off to a good start. While we often hear talk about testing, a rigorous curriculum, standards, and accountability, let's not forget one very important thing-fun. All more
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